ISPA Council beefed up with some heavy hitting members

I went to the bi-monthly Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) board meeting today. ISPA has four new council members representing BT, Eclipse Internet, Everything Everywhere and O2. That these large organisations are keen to participate in the running of the ISP industry Trade Association is a reflection of the amount of legislative activity going on […]

UK All Party Comms Group publishes inquiry results

The All Party Parliamentary Communications Group (apComms) is an independent group of MPs and Lords, from all political parties, which seeks to encourage debate on a range of communications issues. During the summer the group conducted an inquiry into a wide range of internet related issues and made the results public yesterday during the Parliament […]

Net neutrality governance debate

Interesting online debate next week concerning whether Net Neutrality can be “governed”. Although it is a North American debate I imagine it will cover lots of areas that we in the UK should be interested in. If I can fit in the time I will attend. Details here and below: “FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has […]

Net neutrality, Skype and Commissioner Reding

Continuing with the theme of reports I’ve been reading the EuroISPA report that comes across my desk every month. Like it or not when the EC magisterially waves its authoritative hand we do feel the ripples in the UK. This month in response to a parliamentary question on T-Mobile blocking Skype over broadband networks in […]

The complex world in which we live

I have sometimes observed at how complex the world of technology is and how difficult it is for small businesses to know whether they are making the right choices technically.  As a provider of practically every type of communications service you can think of (satellite is the one I think we have never provided although […]